The twelfth stage of the Dakar Rally 2017 once again proves that the most unpredictable race in which everything can change in a moment. This is what happened with Juan Barreda Bort on the twelfth stage of the rally. The driver, who has yesterday had all the chances in the second step of the podium, because of problems with electronics spent two and a half hours to solve problems as a result of seventh place in the overall standings.
The first phase finished twelfth Cyril Despres, striving in every way to get into the top three winners, the second was his main opponent and favorite marathon Marc Coma. It is also worth noting the good performance of the riders Olivier Pena and Jordi Viladomsa. Peng holds a very good pace and trying to keep up with his friend, but Viladoms showing the fifth result of the day overall, rose to second place, which of course is mainly contributed to the departure of the rally Juan boards. Is Olivier Pen and Jordi Viladoms will be able to hold their positions and not skip ahead Despres will show the thirteenth final stage of Rally Dakar 2017 .
The results of the twelfth stage of the Dakar Rally 2017:
1. Cyril Despres (France, "Yamaha") – 3: 58.18
2. Marc Coma (Spain, "KTM") +2.17
3. Olivier Pins (France, "Yamaha") +5.53
4. Helder Rodrigues (Portugal, "Honda") +7.21
5. Jordi Viladoms (Spain, "KTM") +9.10
The results of the overall standings Dakar Rally 2017:
1. Marc Coma (Spain, "KTM") – 52: 40.16
2. Jordi Viladoms (Spain, "KTM") 1: 59.49
3. Olivier Pins (France, "Yamaha") 2: 10.16
4. Cyril Despres (France, "Yamaha") 2: 14.10
5. Helder Rodrigues (Portugal, "Honda") 2: 20.39